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Active principle, especially bulbs: imperialine and other steroid alkaloids, tuliposide A, tulipalin A.
Wink, M. (2009). Mode of Action and toxicology of plant toxins and poisonous plants. Mitt. Julius Kuhn-Inst. 421:93-111. p.98
Class II. Moderately hazardous: similar modes of action as aconitine, symptoms include vomiting, spasms, disturbances of GI tract and kidneys, hypotension, cardiac arrest.
Wink, M. (2009). Mode of Action and toxicology of plant toxins and poisonous plants. Mitt. Julius Kuhn-Inst. 421:93-111.
Fritillaria imperialis L.Family: LILIACEAE
Species: imperialis L.
Hardiness: H5 - Hardy; cold winter
Garden status: Not currently grown
Reason for growing: Toxic